A week in security (Nov 15 – Nov 21)

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Instagram’s memorialize feature abused to memorialize…Instagram’s boss

You may have seen the accounts of deceased social media users hijacked – but have you seen someone alive have an account flagged as deceased?

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Facebook shoots own foot, hits Instagram and WhatsApp too

Why did Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp completely disappear for six hours?

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Instagram Kids put on hold

The development of Instagram Kids has been paused for the time being, Adam Mosseri has announced.

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Facebook’s own research reveals the harm that Instagram can inflict

Reporting by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has lifted the lid on Facebook’s own research into the harm that Instagram can do to young users.

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A week in security (June 14 – June 20)

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 14 to June 20.

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How to delete your Instagram account

If you want to take a break from Instagram either temporarily or permanently, we’ll walk you through it step by step.

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Facebook bans Signal ads that reveal the depth of what it knows about you

Private messaging app Signal got itself banned from advertizing on Instagram. Why? Because its ads showed users what Facebook knows about them.

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Sorry, Joe Biden isn’t offering you a work visa, it’s a scam

Bogus e-visa promotions are being posted to social media. Here are the telltale signs that indicate you’re looking at a scam.

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A week in security (August 3 – 9)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 3 – 9, including a look at business email compromises, a new data privacy bill, and the Inter skimming attack.

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